Edward Casey

Edward Casey

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Northwestern University

Edward is a Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Pacifica. He is also Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at SUNY, Stony Brook, where he was chairperson of the department for ten years. He was the president of the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division) from 2009-10, and he was chairman of the Philosophy Department at Stony Brook University for a decade. He works in aesthetics, philosophy of space and time, ethics, perception, and psychoanalytic theory. He is the author of several books, among them Earth-Mapping: Artists Reshaping Landscape (2005), Representing Place: Landscape, Painting & Maps (2002), Spirit and Soul (2nd ed. 2001), Imagining (2nd ed. 2000), Remembering (2nd ed. 2000), and most recently The World at a Glance (2007). He is perhaps best known for his descriptions of the role of place in human experience; Getting Back into Place (1993) and The Fate of Place (1997) are the two major expressions of this research. He is currently writing The World on Edge. Dr. Casey is the President of the American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division.